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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Arthritis Burden-FEMALES

In this next question, we are referring to work for pay. Do arthritis or joint symptoms now
affect whether you work, the type of work you do, or the amount of work you do?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,896 1,162 42.2 39.7-44.8 1,734 57.8 55.2-60.3
-FEMALES 1,937 800 43.6 40.5-46.8 1,137 56.4 53.2-59.5
RACE
White 1,378 538 41.5 37.9-45.2 840 58.5 54.8-62.1
African American 404 189 51.4 44.5-58.3 215 48.6 41.7-55.5
Other Minorities 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 287 155 55.5 47.7-63.1 132 44.5 36.9-52.3
55-64 489 224 44.9 39.1-50.7 265 55.1 49.3-60.9
65-74 532 177 31.1 26.2-36.6 355 68.9 63.4-73.8
75+ 470 160 34.7 28.9-40.9 310 65.3 59.1-71.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 338 178 53.0 44.8-61.1 160 47.0 38.9-55.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 612 252 43.4 38.1-48.8 360 56.6 51.2-61.9
Some Post-H.S. 536 232 43.4 37.7-49.3 304 56.6 50.7-62.3
College Graduate 450 137 33.6 28.0-39.7 313 66.4 60.3-72.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 381 219 58.0 50.5-65.0 162 42.0 35.0-49.5
$15,000- 24,999 413 207 53.5 46.6-60.3 206 46.5 39.7-53.4
$25,000- 34,999 206 88 42.1 32.9-51.9 118 57.9 48.1-67.1
$35,000- 49,999 194 58 35.6 26.7-45.6 136 64.4 54.4-73.3
$50,000- 74,999 144 38 24.7 16.9-34.5 106 75.3 65.5-83.1
$75,000+ 195 52 36.4 27.1-46.8 143 63.6 53.2-72.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,053 622 61.4 57.1-65.6 431 38.6 34.4-42.9
No 874 172 22.5 18.8-26.7 702 77.5 73.3-81.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,907 785 43.4 40.2-46.6 1,122 56.6 53.4-59.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,075 463 44.4 40.3-48.6 612 55.6 51.4-59.7
No 862 337 42.6 37.8-47.6 525 57.4 52.4-62.2

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*For those with arthritis, this question was asked regardless of the their employment status.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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